We’re pleased to provide a number of useful resources for parents, clinicians, and teachers, including a searchable database of publications by OSLC scientists.Learn More
Children and adolescents involved in child welfare are among the most disadvantaged individuals in American society and are at greatly elevated risk for drug use and related problems including delinquency, teen pregnancy, poor physical and mental health, homelessness, incarceration, and HIV-risk behaviors.Learn More
Deborah Capaldi, Ph.D.
Deborah Capaldi has worked on the Oregon Youth Study since its inception in 1983. Her work spans the causes and consequences of conduct problem behaviors, substance use, and associated health risk across the life span, and takes a dynamic developmental systems approach to understanding these issues.Learn More
Our New Web Debut
The Oregon Social Leaning Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to researching social and psychological processes related to healthy development and family functioning. We value high-quality scientific research that powerfully and positively impacts the wellbeing of children and families through informing parents, professional and policy makers.
We are a team of 120 researchers, staff and administrators.Learn More
SAVE THE DATE! April 16 and 17, 2015
Planning for OSLC’s biennial conference is well underway with the working title of Stress, Health & Well-being. We hope you’ll mark your calendar and plan to join us at the Downtown Athletic Club in Eugene.
The featured speaker will be Rick Harrington, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist and a professor at the University of Houston, Victoria. His research focuses on health psychology and behavioral medicine. Click on the link for presentation descriptions and more information.Learn more here
Welcome, New Scientists!
We’re pleased to welcome Ashli J. Sheidow, Ph.D., Jason Chapman, Ph.D., and Mike McCart, Ph.D. to OSLC as Research Scientists. All three have been longtime collaborators with OSLC Research scientists Lisa Saldana and Patti Chamberlain and were previously with the Family Services Research Center at the Medical University of South Carolina.